Madison, WI
University of Wisconsin-Madison


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Recent Reviews

Brenna
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Everything you have heard about the University of Wisconsin-Madison is false besides the fact that it is truly amazing. I ha...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Everything you have heard about the University of Wisconsin-Madison is false besides the fact that it is truly amazing. I have experienced first-hand that professors do care about their students even in huge lecture halls, half of my classes as a first year student are less than 30 people, and it is extremely easy to get from place to place on campus. There is always something to do, which gives non-drinkers plenty of activities to participate in on weekends. It has already been better than I ever expected, and I have three more years left.

Jessica
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I have loved my experience here at UWM so far. As a student interested in continuing my studies with Chinese, I was super exc...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I have loved my experience here at UWM so far. As a student interested in continuing my studies with Chinese, I was super excited that I was able to study fashion design at the same time. My academic adviser is super supportive and is always giving me good feedback to ensure that I stay on track for schooling . There is always something going on on campus, so it's good to plan out which things I want to go to in my scheduler. The sports culture is amazing, and we've got mad love for football. Overall I love it here, it's not as diverse as most college campuses (considering the fact that it is a PWI) but the multicultural and minority communities are tightly knit and still make a way for students and diversity to intertwine. I love my school, and it's honestly the best choice I made in my life. College is a time for us to grow and mold into the adults we wish to be, and picking the right place for your education, the place where you will be living for the next few years, is a big part of it. #gobadgers

Hannah
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UW Madison is a place where anyone can find their niche. There's so much opportunity here and so much to learn. The campus is...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UW Madison is a place where anyone can find their niche. There's so much opportunity here and so much to learn. The campus is huge yet homey, as its nested between two lakes. The students definitely embody the whole "work hard, play hard" idea; you'll find people out drinking every weekend, Thursday is like a Friday here, and sometimes Tuesday is, too.

Paul
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As a transfer student, instantly upon my arrival to campus, while I was in the airplane landing at the nearest airport, in Ma...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

As a transfer student, instantly upon my arrival to campus, while I was in the airplane landing at the nearest airport, in Madison. I could see the campus directly out of my window, and my face was filled with joy and excitement. To see the gorgeous lakes and bright luminous green from the trees and grass, I was thrilled to see the area in person. Once I step foot on campus I knew finally I found home in Madison, to see the beautiful scenery and people, it was a feeling of redamancy, to have the return and share of love. Everyone was greeting each other, smiling, and hugging. We all just embrace one another to make sure everyone's stay is the same feeling of home. I am so thankful and blessed to be able to say I am a Wisconsin Badger.

Ryan
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At first, I didn't like it because I found it too big and overwhelming. However, now that I've found my niche and got more ac...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

At first, I didn't like it because I found it too big and overwhelming. However, now that I've found my niche and got more accustomed to college life, I love it here! There are so many different kinds of classes and student organizations to join! The academics and student life are both amazing and living in downtown Madison is the best!

Caitlin
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UW Madison is an amazing university. Full of interesting people, places, and subjects. It affords students a chance to learn ...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UW Madison is an amazing university. Full of interesting people, places, and subjects. It affords students a chance to learn in a fun way. The advisers show a genuine, thoughtful interest in your plans and future. The sports are something you will be proud of. You won't be disappointed in this city or this school.

Leah
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Overall, the University of Wisconsin Madison is an extremely great campus. There is an abundance of extracurricular activitie...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, the University of Wisconsin Madison is an extremely great campus. There is an abundance of extracurricular activities along with campus facilities. The campus has an overwhelming amount of opportunities to get involved and there is a very competitive environment​.

Lee
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The University of Wisconsin Madison is a second home for me, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in going to...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of Wisconsin Madison is a second home for me, and I would recommend it to anyone who is interested in going to college. The campus has tons of things to offer, and the academic side of life is exquisite. The students are all very friendly, the professors are helpful, and the community loves the students. Sports, food, and the dorm life make things a whole new world to experience, and that is why I love my college. Go Badgers!

Carly
What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think UW-Madison is a great school! There are so many ways to get involved on campus. However, depending on the group you j...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think UW-Madison is a great school! There are so many ways to get involved on campus. However, depending on the group you join, it may not be run the best, so the information might be hard to get (rely on emailing!). Lots of these organizations also realize you are a student here and studies come first, so there are many different levels of commitment. I would say the dorms are either what you should expect coming to college or better! UW-Madison probably has a renovation project or two every year to improve their facilities. Not gaining the "freshman 15" is also not a problem here with the SERF (a recreational facility) and such a big campus, you are always walking (which may be a downside). However, they do give the students a free bus pass that goes everywhere in Madison, so it is not too hard to go pick up food or go see a movie. The food on campus, for someone who is relatively picky, is actually pretty good! They always have fruits and vegetables (desserts, too), and a wide array of cuisine to choose from. Their course choice is also huge, too, almost intimidatingly so. The campus does offer and promote using an adviser so that you do not get overwhelmed with your choices. As expected, class size will be huge, but all professors hold office hours which are helpful, plus there are smaller discussions for some. Lastly, it goes without saying that the athletics here are phenomenal. From someone who thought this school would be too big and not the environment that I wanted, I can happily say I picked a good school.

What do you consider the worst thing about your school? Why?

If you don't party, don't expect go get to know many people.

Kennedy
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I think overall UW Madison is a great place for students. While there can be some issues with being open minded and acceptin...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I think overall UW Madison is a great place for students. While there can be some issues with being open minded and accepting of all, I think most students put forth an effort to expand their knowledge and here various sides of any situation. Badgers are great at balancing putting a lot of work into their academics and having a good time. We really live by the saying "work hard, play hard."

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